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Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

June 19th, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

A bench trial date has been set for the Erwin woman accused earlier this year of spitting on a Unicoi County Sheriff's Department official's dinner.

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Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

June 19th, 2014 8:57 pm by Staff Reports

Police said they arrested a Chuckey woman Thursday on several drug charges following an investigation into a shoplifting call.

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UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

June 19th, 2014 3:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Two serious car wrecks several hours apart on Thursday kept Johnson City police and EMS personnel busy and tied up traffic around the locations.

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Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

June 19th, 2014 2:35 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

He called on Iraqi leaders to govern with a more "inclusive agenda" to ensure the country does not descend into civil war.

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Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Walker at center of 'criminal scheme' over campaign fundraising

Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Walker at center of 'criminal scheme' over campaign fundraising

June 19th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

The documents were filed as part of an ongoing lawsuit challenging the probe by the conservative group Wisconsin Club for Growth.

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Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

June 19th, 2014 10:47 am by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Senior Obama administration officials insist Afghanistan is not Iraq.

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2 from Tennessee killed in wreck in Utah national park

2 from Tennessee killed in wreck in Utah national park

June 19th, 2014 10:09 am by Associated Press

The Utah Highway Patrol says 43-year-old Stephen Foster and 41-year-old Kristina Foster of Knoxville were pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday morning.

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Update: Unconscious man freed from crash on East Unaka, road back open

Update: Unconscious man freed from crash on East Unaka, road back open

June 19th, 2014 9:26 am by Staff Report

The crash between a Dodge Ram 1500 pickup and an Acura Legend was reported just before 9 a.m. in the area of East Unaka and Pine Grove Avenue.

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Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

June 19th, 2014 8:32 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

In a conference call with reporters, the Tennessee Republican insisted the move would cover a shortfall in the federal Highway Trust Fund, which funnels money to state transportation budgets but is expected to run out of cash this summer to pay for projec

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Failure to stop vehicle leads to charges

Failure to stop vehicle leads to charges

June 18th, 2014 9:49 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City woman was arrested on several driving-related charges Tuesday after police attempted to pull her over.

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